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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 25, 2009
Toyota announces manufacturing executive changes
ERLANGER, Ky. -- Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) announces the following senior management changes, effective June 25, 2009:
Toyota (NYSE:TM) established operations in North America in 1957 and currently operates 14 manufacturing plants. There are more than 1,800 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealerships in North America which sold more than 2.4 million vehicles in 2008. Toyota directly employs more than 41,000 in North America and its investment here is currently valued at nearly $21 billion, including sales and manufacturing operations, research and development, financial services and design. Toyota's annual purchasing of parts, materials, goods and services from North American suppliers totals more than $30 billion.
Toyota currently produces 11 vehicles in North America, including the Avalon, Camry, Corolla, Matrix, RAV4, Sienna, Sequoia, Tacoma, Tundra, Venza and the Lexus RX 350. Highlander production begins this fall in Indiana. For more information about Toyota,
visit http://www.toyota.com/ or http://www.toyotanewsroom.com/.
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